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  1. Quick deceleration while coasting and noticeable downshifts with AT

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I recently purchased a 2015 Mazda3 i Touring with AT and notice some unusual behavior when the car is coasting. In every other car I've driven, if I accelerate and then ease my foot off the throttle, the car smoothly coast to a stop. In my Mazda3, however, I almost immediately feel a drag-like...
  2. Car jerks when coasting to a stop in 6th gear?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I just bought a 2013 mazda 3 I touring hatch with 6 spd trans. I found that when I'm coasting from normal speed to like 10-20mph, in 6th gear, around 1k rpm, the car would jerk/vibrate once, then continue to slow down normally. Like somebody hit the brake for a split of second..Anybody has a...
  3. Rubbing/grinding noise when coasting forward

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I recently painted my calipers with G2. I didn't remove the calipers but rather painted them while they were on the car. After a few days of driving I noticed a rotating rubbing/grinding sound coming from my front driver side wheel while coasting forward to a stop (or slowly moving forward). The...